Wednesday , April 25 2018

Arab Times

France vows ‘response’ if ‘red line’ of chemical arms crossed in Syria

Paris, April 10, 2018 (AFP) -France will retaliate against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad if evidence emerges that it was behind a recent suspected chlorine gas attack in a rebel-held enclave, government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux said Tuesday. “If the red line has been crossed, there will be a …

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India says shelling by Pakistan kills 2 soldiers in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Two Indian soldiers were killed in firing by Pakistani troops along the highly militarized frontier that divides disputed Kashmir between the two rivals, India’s army said Tuesday. Pakistani soldiers used mortars and automatic gunfire overnight to strike at Indian positions in Sunderbani sector along the Line …

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Philippine high court hears arguments to remove Duterte ‘enemy’ Sereno

MANILA, April 10 (Reuters) – The Philippine Supreme Court began hearing arguments on Tuesday on a government bid to invalidate the appointment of the court’s top judge, whom President Rodrigo Duterte is calling an “enemy” who needs to be removed. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno’s fellow high court judges will …

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MoU signed to ‘prevent’ the smuggling of oil derivatives

KPC, Customs and KNPC collaborate KUWAIT CITY, April 9: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), Customs General Department and Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) recently to stop the smuggling of oil derivatives, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. This came after a remarkable increase in the prices …

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Fear of loosing driving license if NOC not granted from Kuwait Society of Engineers

I am a civil engineer and my licence will expire in November 2018 and visa needs to be renewed before May 23, 2018. As per new engineer visa renewal if I do not get NOC from Kuwait Society of Engineer and my company extends my visa in any other category, …

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WHO says Australia exported listeria-tainted melons to Kuwait

50,000 sheep to the Middle East blocked from leaving Australia GENEVA, April 9, (RTRS): Melons contaminated with deadly listeriosis bacteria were exported to at least nine countries from Australia, where an outbreak has killed seven people and caused one miscarriage, the World Health Organization said on Monday. The rockmelons, or …

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Proposal lifts ticket burden from Kuwaiti sponsor of absconding domestic

MP queries expat health examinations KUWAIT CITY, April 9: MP Jaman Al-Harbash has forwarded questions to Minister of Health Dr Bassel Al-Sabah about the medical tests of expatriate workers. He said the Health Ministry’s reports exclude some cases of medical re-examination in foreign medical centers before entering the country, including …

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‘Psychological tests not enough for Ethiopian domestic workers’

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: A number of citizens participated in a survey conducted by the daily concerning the decision to lift the ban on the import of Ethiopian domestic workers, reports Al-Rai daily. According to Sa’ad Al-Saqeil, psychological rehabilitation is not enough as it cannot guarantee that Ethiopian domestic workers …

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Expats in senior positions in Kuwait get less pay than their GCC counterparts

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: The salaries of expatriates working in senior positions in Kuwait are lesser than the salaries of their counterparts in rest of the GCC countries, reports Al-Rai daily. According to a recent survey conducted by Gulf Business, the average salary of expatriates in senior positions is $7,826. …

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Law that prevents spreading clothes in balconies activated – Fines from KD 100 to KD 300.

 KUWAIT CITY, April 9: The Kuwait Municipality has activated the law No. 190/2008 which prevents spreading clothes to dry on balconies to protect urban landscape from being defaced, reports Al-Rai daily. The emergency team from the Capital Governorate organized an inspection campaign in Bneid Al-Gar recently and warned some …

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